Wöhler's law

noun
Wöh·ler's law | \ ˈvə̄lə(r)z- \

Definition of Wöhler's law 

: a law of strength of materials: the breaking strength of a material decreases with repetition of the strain and with the range of the strain variations

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History and Etymology for Wöhler's law

after Friedrich Wöhler †1882 German chemist

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